Look what I found at the BBC tonight: Cargo cult lives on in South Pacific.
At the base of a sacred volcano in an isolated corner of the South Pacific young men play the “Star Spangled Banner” on bamboo flutes.
Others go bare-chested with the letters “USA” painted in bright red letters on their bodies.
Nearby, a giant Stars and Stripes flutters in the breeze from the main flagpole.
This is the heart of John Frum country on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu.
Villagers at Sulphur Bay worship a mystical figure who they believe will one day bring them wealth and happiness.
"John is our god," declares village chief Isaac Wan, who beats his fists into the ground to emphasise his words.
"One day he will come back," he says.
Believers are convinced that John Frum was an American. [continue]